Ten Little Elves (HB)
Ten little elves set off on a mission to rescue Christmas. But what will the little elves do when they meet a growling polar bear, a yowling yeti and a scary Ice Queen? Will the little elves save the day?A fabulously festive picture book with lots of things to spot and count on every page, this noisy rhyming story from the creators of the bestselling Ten Little Pirates is perfect for sharing again and again.Praise for the Ten Little series:"Roaringly funny rhymes" - Independent"A rollicking read with an easy rhythm and jaunty illustrations ... excellent" - Guardian"Hilarious. Will have both child and reader laughing out loud" - Angels & Urchins"Brilliant to help teach children to recognise numbers" - New Statesman
Mike Brownlow is the creator of many books for children. He wrote and illustrated the picture book Little Robots, which was turned into a major animated TV show for CBeebies and screened in over 70 countries worldwide. Other titles include Mickey Moonbeam, Dog Did It! and The Big White Book. Mike lives in Somerset. Simon Rickerty graduated from The Royal College of Art in 2006 with a Master's degree in Communication Art and Design. His first picture book, Peas, written by Andy Cullen, was published in 2009 and shortlisted for the Booktrust Early Years Award. Simon has gone on to illustrate many more highly-acclaimed books for children, including Ten Little Pirates, winner of the Nottingham Children's Book Prize, and Monkey Nut, winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. He lives in Bristol.